Do you have an external hard drive formatted to NTFS that you would like to use with your Mac? You can do so without using any third-party software.
If you have a specific volume on your Mac that you would like to keep from being edited when attached, here's how to protect it.
You can keep any combination of volumes from automatically being available for read and write in OS X.
This week on the Mailbag, get schooled on the correct pronunciation of "sudo," something about a UUID and an fstab, and Podcast Central gets redesigned!